posted on September 30, 2010 14:33
By now we've all heard the audio clips or seen the video of gubernatorial-hopeful Carl Paladino's spat with New York Times reporter Fred Dicker. The two men had a shouting match over the following issues:
Dicker says he wanted to validate Paladino's claim the opponent Andrew Cuomo had extra-marital affairs; meanwhile, Paladino alleges that Fred Dicker sent out a photographer to snap pictures of Paladino's ten-year-old daughter, conceived out of wedlock.
The "Showdown at the Sagamore" has created a firestorm of opinion; now, we want to hear yours.
Did Carl Paladino legitimately threaten the safety of Fred Dicker? Does Fred Dicker have a right to commission a photographer to snap pictures Paladino's family - or did he even do it? Was Paladino's reaction to Dicker's questions overstated and over the top? Do you think Fred Dicker, as he said earlier today, would pursue similar answers from Andrew Cuomo if this situation were in the Cuomo camp?
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